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Researchers confirm overcrowding alerts can help maintain social distancing on UK public transport

Researchers confirm overcrowding alerts can help maintain social distancing on UK public transport
Description
A service that predicts passenger intent to travel can be used across the UK rail network to reduce overcrowding and help people maintain social distancing.
Date:
09/12/2020

University of Birmingham wins Guardian University Award for 'Business Collaboration of the Year' for transformative decarbonised rail project

University of Birmingham wins Guardian University Award for 'Business Collaboration of the Year' for transformative decarbonised rail project
Description
A project to develop the UK's first hydrogen-powered train (HydroFLEX) has been named 'Business Partnership of the Year' in the 2020 Guardian University Awards.
Date:
25/11/2020

How can we develop the next generation of rail vehicles to deliver on decarbonisation?

How can we develop the next generation of rail vehicles to deliver on decarbonisation?
Description
Researchers are working to integrate hydrogen and battery power to the country's rolling stock to meet the government's ambitious decarbonisation targets.
Date:
23/11/2020

Speaker line up confirmed for HSREI conference

Speaker line up confirmed for HSREI conference
Description
Leading industry experts will be keynote speakers and expert at the major event hosted by the Education department at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE).
Date:
19/11/2020

Major new research project will slash train delays and improve passenger experience

Major new research project will slash train delays and improve passenger experience
Description
A new research project aimed at improving railway navigation technology in an effort to reduce train delays and increase passenger experience has been launched at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
09/11/2020

HydroFLEX train heralds major step towards railway decarbonisation

HydroFLEX train heralds major step towards railway decarbonisation
Description
The rapid development of hydrogen will mean that the performance of the future hydrogen fuelled rail vehicles will mean ambition for such extensive electrification could in fact be reduced
Date:
05/11/2020

Work completes on new railway research centre at the University of Birmingham

Work completes on new railway research centre at the University of Birmingham
Description
A new purpose-built centre designed to deliver specialist research in digital railway engineering has been opened at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/11/2020

TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer

Description
TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer, Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen from the University of Birmingham back in September 2020.
Date:
23/10/2020

UK embraces hydrogen-fuelled future as transport hub and train announced

UK embraces hydrogen-fuelled future as transport hub and train announced
Description
The first ever hydrogen powered train will run on the UK mainline today (Sept 30) as part of a major project in partnership with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/09/2020

HS2 signs landmark R&D agreement with the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network

HS2 signs landmark R&D agreement with the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network
Description
HS2 Ltd has signed a ground-breaking agreement with leading railway research centres in UK universities that will enable it to access world-leading research capabilities, knowledge and facilities.
Date:
14/08/2020
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